Georgios Diamantopoulos

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Georgios Diamantopoulos
Γιώργος Διαμαντόπουλος
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League A1 Basket League
Personal information
Born (1980-02-15) February 15, 1980 (age 35)
Cholargos, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Pro career 1997–present
Career history
1997–1999 Papagou (Greece)
1999–2003 Panionios (Greece)
2003–2004 Olympiacos (Greece)
2004–2005 Panionios (Greece)
2005–2006 Roseto Basket (Italy)
2006 La Palma (Spain 2nd)
2007 Samara (Russia BSL)
2007–2008 Kolossos (Greece)
2008–2010 Maroussi (Greece)
2010–2011 Achilleas (Cyprus)
2012 Vacallo Basket (Switzerland)
2012–2013 Keravnos (Cyprus)
2013–2014 Doxa Lefkadas (Greece 3rd)
2014–present Panionios (Greece)
Career highlights and awards

Georgios Diamantopoulos[1][2] (alternate spelling: Giorgos) (Greek: Γιώργος Διαμαντόπουλος; born on February 15, 1980) is a Greek professional basketball player. He is a 6'5" (1.96 m) tall shooting guard-small forward, and he possesses great scoring ability.

Professional career[edit]

In the 2001-02 season, Diamantopoulos led the Saporta Cup in scoring.[3] In the 2002-03 season, he was the Greek League Top Scorer, while playing for Panionios. He has also been a player of the Greek League clubs Papagou and Olympiacos Piraeus. He has also been a member of the Italian League club Roseto Basket, and the Spanish Second Division club La Palma.

In 2007, Diamantopoulos won the EuroCup Challenge championship while playing with the Russian Super League club CSK VSS Samara. He then played with the NBA Summer League squad of the NBA club the Indiana Pacers. During the 2007-08 season, he was a member of Kolossos.

He joined Maroussi for the 2008-09 season.[4] He moved to the Cypriot League club Achilleas in 2010, and then to the Swiss League Vacallo Basket in 2012. He also played with the Cypriot club Keravnos in 2012.

Greek national team[edit]

Diamantopoulos was a member of both the Under-16 and Under-18 junior Greek national basketball teams. He won the bronze medal with Greece at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. With Greece's junior team he also played at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.

He has also been a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]


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